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Ore Extraction

Prepare for a career in the mining industry with this specialty program.

Learn how to:

  • Operate a truck, scissor lift, hand-held drills, scraper hoist, pneumatic loader and more
  • Muck and haul ore
  • Drill using a jumbo and long-hole drill
  • Apply principles of geology and explosives in the workplace

930 hours (full-time, 38-weeks)
62 credits
Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

In partnership with: Commission scolaire de la Baie-James

Do you have the prerequisites?

  • Secondary III language of instruction, second language and mathematics 
    or 
  • Language of instruction - adult 1101-4 (1062-3) or youth 632-206 + General Development Test

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